38-Year-Old DUI Driver Pronounced Dead Following Car Accident near Auberry Road

FRESNO, CA (March 9, 2023) Sunday night, police responded to a DUI crash that claimed the life of Roger Dean.

The incident happened just after 10:00 p.m., March 5th, on Highway 168 near Auberry Road.

Investigation showed that 38-year-old Dean was driving a Chevrolet Silverado traveling eastbound on Hwy 168.

According to Officer Mike Salas, Dean was driving impaired and not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.

Furthermore, the Chevy drove north off the road and crashed into a dirt embankment before it rolled over.

Consequently, Dean was ejected from the vehicle and died due to his injuries. The Chevy blocked both directions on a two-lane way.

Meanwhile, a 17-year-old occupant of the Chevy suffered minor wounds and an 18-year-old suffered serious injuries and was later transported to Community Regional Medical Center.

Police have identified impairment as a factor in the incident. An active investigation is still ongoing.

In this sorrowful time, the Sweet James team would like to extend their heartfelt condolences to the family of Roger Dean.

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